Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
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Consumer Reports Names Best Vanilla Ice Cream - Texomashomepage.com So Consumer Reports set out to find the best-tasting ice cream in the supermarket. 07/11/2014 - 7:41 am | View Link
One Quarter of the S&P 500 Reports the Week of July 14 - TheStreet.com Economic Data includes reports on the Consumer, Housing and Manufacturing. Key names scheduled to report earnings in the Financial space... 07/11/2014 - 4:51 am | View Link
Consumer Reports names Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor one of the top 15 U.S. hospitals for heart surgery ANN ARBOR – St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor was named one of the top 15 hospitals in the country in Consumer Reports first-ever rating of hospitals in heart surgery. 07/12/2014 - 7:44 am | View Link
One Quarter of the S&P 500 Reports the Week of July 14 Earnings Season kicks into high gear next week, with the Big Banks and Tech dominating most of the week as the Industrials start to roll out on Friday. 07/11/2014 - 10:18 pm | View Link
10 Best Fast Food Restaurants in America There are a few surprises on the Consumer Reports’ list this year of the best fast food restaurants in America – and a few names that are not that well known nationally. These priorities when choosing a destination for grabbing a quick bite emerged in Consumer Reports’ most recent ranking of our nation’s fast food restaurants. The less ubiquitous fast food restaurants and the regional ones were ... 07/3/2014 - 11:15 am | View Link
Where can diners get the best fast food burgers? A new Consumer Reports survey of customers reveals where diners can eat the best and worst fast food burgers. 07/2/2014 - 5:39 pm | View Link
McDonald’s, Taco Bell, KFC named ‘worst tasting’ in Consumer Reports survey McDonald's and Taco Bell are among the biggest restaurant chains in the world, but US customers largely prefer smaller, hipper chains like In-N-Out and Chipotle, according to a new Consumer Reports survey. 07/2/2014 - 1:30 pm | View Link
Consumer Reports Names Best Vanilla Ice Cream Who doesn't love ice cream? More than 90 percent of the ice cream we eat, we scoop out at home. Who doesn't love ice cream? More than 90 percent of the ice cream we eat, we scoop out at home. So Consumer Reports set out to find the best-tasting ice cream ... 07/11/2014 - 10:26 am | View Link
Consumer Reports names Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor one of the top 15 U.S. hospitals for heart surgery ANN ARBOR – St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor was named one of the top 15 hospitals in the country in Consumer Reports first-ever rating of hospitals in heart surgery. More than 400 hospitals were rated in 45 states plus Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico based ... 07/7/2014 - 6:09 am | View Link
Consumer Reports names the 23 worst used cars to buy The annual Consumer Reports auto issue is out, and among all of its suggestions for the best vehicles in just about every class is a list of what it says is the worst used cars and trucks you can buy. Based on a survey of its subscribers, the collection ... 03/12/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
"Consumer Reports" Names Tesla Model S Its Top Pick The Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports' top pick in this year's automotive rankings. The magazine cited the Model S's sporty performance and technological innovations, including its 225-mile range. But it acknowledged that the car is expensive. 02/25/2014 - 5:14 am | View Link
Consumer Reports names Tesla top pick in annual car rankings Consumer Reports named the Tesla Motors Model S electric car the best vehicle on the road Tuesday. The magazine called the luxury sports sedan its top pick of all 2014 model year autos. This was the first time since 2010 that Consumer Reports named a top ... 02/25/2014 - 4:42 am | View Link
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This week it seemed U. S.—Israeli relations hit a particularly rocky moment.
First, Israeli officials leveled personal attacks at Secretary of State John Kerry and his peacemaking efforts, prompting an indignant American response
Then, a supposedly leaked transcript of a strained private telephone conversation between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu surfaced on Israeli news — only to be shut down as "fabrications" by the American administration which described the reports "shocking and disappointing."
And that all happened by Tuesday afternoon.
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SYDNEY — A moving television ad campaign by Beyond Blue, The Invisible Discriminator, shows how prevalent racism is in Australia.
The video which was published on YouTube on Monday, poses the question: "Why should anyone be made to feel like crap, just for being who they are?"
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Its message is to illustrate subtle or 'casual' racism against Indigenous Australians "can be just as harmful as more overt forms".
From not sitting next to a person on a bus through to an insensitive joke at the pub, this form of racism is rife in every part of local society and Beyond Blue want to make it clear it is unacceptable.
In the ongoing spat between Amazon and Hachette over pricing , Amazon has now called for Hachette to simply cut its e-book prices—a move which, it claims, will lower consumer prices on digital titles and provide writers with a larger paycheck at the same time. Read more